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Kyle Torpey's Daily Bitcoin Recap

February 9 · Issue #167 · View online

Kyle Torpey has been a full-time Bitcoin writer and researcher since early 2014. Currently, he contributes regularly to Forbes and CoinJournal. His work has also appeared in Business Insider, VICE Motherboard, Nasdaq, and many other media outlets. Additionally, Kyle goes over the day's top Bitcoin stories in a daily YouTube show and podcast, which can be found at

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Must read Bitcoin stories from today...
Police nab Russian 'cyber-gangster' | Bangkok Post: news
Fed Economists Say Bitcoin Can't Compete in World of Trust - Bloomberg
Meet the pirate queen making academic papers free online - The Verge
Cryptocurrencies Come to Campus - The New York Times
France and Germany join calls for global bitcoin clampdown
Bitcoin vs. Stock Market: The Growing Correlation – Bitcoin Market Journal
Part of Coincheck's stolen currency likely changed to other currencies
Arizona Bill Would Enshrine the Right to Run a Crypto Node - CoinDesk
Step inside Hamilton's massive cryptocurrency mining lab - Hamilton - CBC News
Cryptocurrency goes up in smoke: fire ‘caused by bitcoin mining’
Prosecutors shield Churchill Downs' identity in Bitcoin extortion plot
Russia Busts Crypto Miners at Secret Nuclear Weapons Lab - Bloomberg
[bitcoin-dev] Electrum Personal Server alpha release
Binance Resumes Services as System Upgrade Completes - CoinDesk
Bitcoin turning into a multi layered system is the most interesting thing in crypto in 2018
Crypto Investors Face Tax of Up to 55% in Japan - Bloomberg
US Marshals Successfully Auction $30 Million in Bitcoin - CoinDesk
Coincheck Exchange Confirms Yen Withdrawals to Start Next Week - CoinDesk
More bitcoin price and Wall Street stories from today...
Financiers ‘keep skills sharp’ by trading cryptocurrencies
Hedge fund CEO reveals why he's betting big on crypto
Nvidia Joins Other Chip Makers Benefiting From the Crypto Gold Rush - Bloomberg
Blockchain CEO on 'Just Hold': 'I don't believe in that'
Rabobank Fined $369M for Money Laundering After Calling Bitcoin 'Risky'
More bitcoin adoption and awareness stories...
Bitcoin promises filmmakers and writers tales of get-rich fever and cyber intrigue
Cryptomining is surprisingly easy, but I'm still 8 months away from breaking even - Business Insider
I tried the extreme meat-only diet some bitcoin users swear by for 2 weeks — here's what happened - Business Insider
18-year-old high schooler makes his first $1M from cryptocurrency - Daily Sabah
Crypto anxiety: Bitcoin addict hotline opens in Moscow — RT Business News
Bitcoin’s ‘Civil War’ Hit InfoWars Last Night and It Was Bizarre - Motherboard
More bitcoin industry stories from today...
Crypto Exchange Coinsquare Secures $30 Million in New Funding - CoinDesk
Barclays in U.S. set to join cryptocurrency credit card ban: report | Reuters
Korean Exchange Bithumb Is Accepting New Users Again - CoinDesk
Austrian Bitpanda Goes to London for Crypto High Rollers - Bloomberg
Daniel Fernandez on Twitter: "Dear @Coinbase, This is your “support” call center... They hung up on me for the 5th time today after I asked where my $20,000 investment went. Your “specialists” won’t respond to emails either. It’s been 2 months. Can you finally give me an answer?…"
Japanese Exchange bitFlyer Approved to Operate in Illinois
More bitcoin technical stories from today...
Saving Transaction Fee using Segwit — How to be a Bitcoin Ninja
Where's Greg? Maxwell Is Coding Better Bitcoin Tech - CoinDesk
Do you need a Blockchain? A critical analysis explaining how the answer is almost always "No" : Buttcoin
More bitcoin dark web, hacking, and scam stories...
Regulator orders halt to bitcoin-related investments in NJ
The Market for Stolen Passwords : Planet Money : NPR
California Voter Database Exposed Online (Again), Held for Ransom (Again)
Surprise, Surprise: A Deepfakes Website Is Loaded With Cryptocurrency Mining Malware - Motherboard
More altcoin and ICO stories from today...
IOTA: Cannot be used for IoT. Loss of funds may occur.
Venezuela’s Cryptocurrency Petro Finds Foreign Investo... | News | Cointelegraph
MyEtherWallet (MEW) hard forks to MyCrypto with zero notice - co-founders split and community outraged at lack of transparency - Crypto Insider - Bitcoin News
A Closer Look At Tether’s Blockchain – Alex Vikati – Medium
Why Crypto Needs to Start Talking Seriously About SpankChain - CoinDesk
IOTA founder Dominik Schiener on crypto volatility, project progress - Business Insider
Gibraltar moves ahead with world's first initial coin offering rules | Reuters
More bitcoin regulation stories from today...
HK regulator says to crackdown on crypto exchanges for rule violations | Reuters
Spanish central bank warns about cryptocurrency as government seeks regulation – IBS Intelligence
Nebraska considers blockchain and cryptocurrency legislation | VentureBeat
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